This exceptionally fine cuvee exudes aromas of pear and nuts (almonds, fresh hazelnuts) marrying with hints of white flowers notes. Hints of toasted brioche and lemon curd are layered with glazed apricot and spice notes in this firm, well-knit Champagne. Lively, offering a clean-cut, mi..
Champagne Brut d'Armanville
Since 1956, this Champagne Brut has been produced in the heart of the Champagne region by a cooperative of farmers who have an excellent reputation. As many as 130 farmers supply grapes for this Champagne and together, they work on almost 310 ha in ten villages. Although..
Deep ruby-red. Perfumed mineral and cassis aromas. Bright and juicy on the palate, with very good ripeness to the black berry, cedar and floral flavors. Soft, charming plum and cherry pie flavors with a gentle note of toast on the finish. Medium body, silky tannins.
The color is an elegant golden straw yellow with amber highlights. Its aromas are radiant, revealing bright yellow-fleshed fruits (apple, pear, yellow peach), honey, floral nuances (lime blossom) and elegant blond notes (brioche and fresh nuts). The palate is seductive, richly flavor..
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2014 - 2029
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
28th Aug 2014
214, The Wine Advocate
Potentially the best of all the Pauillacs in 2013 (along with Mouton Rothschi..
Decanter World Wine Awards, 2017: Platinum
Essential uses the same base wines as the Non-Vintage brut, with the intention of reinforcing the characteristics of the house style. The wine will be aged an extra 12–18 months and has a lower dosage of 5g/l, compared to 9–10g/l for the NV Brut.